Justin Verlander News

  • Working out of trouble no trouble for Verlander

    After denying the Rangers a chance at a big inning on Monday, Justin Verlander earned a second consecutive victory in a hard-luck season that began with him on the disabled list and ends with him on the rebound.

  • Verlander hits 99 mph in 7th inning of win

    With two out and the bases loaded in the seventh inning, Tigers ace Justin Verlander fed Geovany Soto of the White Sox five straight fastballs. Four of them left his right arm at 98 mph; the other at 99. Soto struck out swinging.

  • Verlander, V-Mart turn away White Sox

    The Tigers spoiled Frankie Montas' first Major League start, and another strong outing from Justin Verlander powered Detroit to 7-4 win over the White Sox on Wednesday afternoon at Comerica Park. Victor Martinez notched his 200th career homer to get the Tigers' offense started.

  • Ausmus appreciates Verlander's bulldog approach

    On the same night former Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer had a fiery exchange on the mound with Nationals manager Matt Williams, to stay in his start, Justin Verlander had a statesmanlike response in support of his skipper Brad Ausmus as he exited Friday night's game against the Royals, even chiding fans for booing as reliever Alex Wilson entered with two outs in the ninth.

  • Tough sixth inning spoils Verlander's outing

    Right-hander Justin Verlander, manager Brad Ausmus and the Tigers' infield convened on the mound to discuss their strategy for when Francisco Lindor bunted, but the Indians' shortstop didn't follow the script.

  • Kinsler, Verlander voted top Tigers in August

    Second baseman Ian Kinsler was voted the Tigers' Player of the Month by media members, while Justin Verlander was tabbed Pitcher of the Month for August.

  • Verlander gets job done without his best stuff

    Right-hander Justin Verlander spent part of his weekend in Toronto doing the edge walk along the outside of the city's CN Tower, hanging off the side by a harness from a height of about 1,750 feet. For an encore on Tuesday night, he walked a tightrope in the Tigers' 6-5 win over the Royals.

  • McCann maintains calm amid no-no bid

    James McCann learns quickly, as one would expect from the son of a rocket scientist. The way McCann handled his late-inning mound visit with Justin Verlander, one would've thought he was the son of a negotiator.

  • Chalk show: 1 liner spoils Verlander no-no in 9th

    Justin Verlander has been here enough times that he's starting to know the club by heart.

  • Verlander 1-hits Halos, just missing 3rd no-no

    The long path back to pitching dominance for Justin Verlander ended Wednesday night with a familiar sight. The Tigers' ace came within three outs of his third career no-hitter, settling for a 5-0 shutout of the Angels on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.

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